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GOODENOUGH, Frederick Addington (1827-1870)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0402 FAG
Held at: Royal Geographical Society
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Full title: GOODENOUGH, Frederick Addington (1827-1870)
Date(s): 1858-1869
Level of description: Collection level
Extent: 2 folders
Name of creator(s): Goodenough | Frederick Addington | 1827-1870 | merchant


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1827; merchant in Calcutta and London; Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, 1867, died, 1870.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Frederick Addington Goodenough, 1858-1869, from Assam to China on the opening up of communication between Assam and Western China, comprising two memoranda, one by Col Hopkinson on a paper by Goodenough and the second a reply, both concerning communication between China and Assam, 1858; and manuscript and printed lecture on the same subject, 1868-1869.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As outlined in the Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

Accessed via the Foyle Reading Room. Free of charge for Fellows, Members and those with valid academic identification. All other users pay a charge and must bring identification in order to register on arrival.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopying at Archivist's discretion, and subject to completion of 'application for copies' form. No reproduction or publication without permission of the RGS-IBG Archivist.

Finding aids:

The RGS archives: a handlist / compiled by Christine Kelly. London: RGS, 1977.

Hand list and card index.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:


Allied Materials

Related material:

RGS Journal Mss S E Asia 1868 and letter 1869 with Journal Mss S E Asia.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Revised by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
ISAD(G) ed.2, name authority NRA.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Oct 2008

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